Writing Coach and College Admissions Advisor

IvyClimbing Education Services is an education consulting company located in Sunnyvale, California. It is currently recruiting two talented writing coach/college admission advisors (combined positions) to work 80% to 100% with high school students. The specifics are below.

Working with Three Groups of Students:

  • Visitors/Students (9th-11th grade)
  • Visitors/Students (11th grade) (in the pipeline of applying for colleges)
  • Seniors (in the process of applying for colleges)

Services to Students:

  • Summer Pre-College Program Applications
  • One-on-One Visitor Meetings & Counseling (e.g. course selection, extracurricular activities, test planning, summer arrangement)
  • College Application Support (e.g. essay coaching, resume development, application forms completion, to recommendation letter preps)

Percentage of Work Involved:

  • 15% Student Advising (e.g. Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors)
  • 15% Student  Advising (e.g. Seniors for college admissions)
  • 30% Writing Coach
  • 30% Editing
  • 10% Administrative


  • The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in English, or any other writing intensive programs and training, such as history, journalism, MFA, and Ph.D.
  • Superb writing skills, with experience writing personal narratives, essays, and creative non-fictions.
  • A strong ability to guide students to research colleges and universities and produce high quality content to support college, summer program, and scholarship applications
  • Outstanding interpersonal, critical thinking, and project management skills
  • Flexible, able to work in the late afternoons/evenings/weekends when students are available
  • College admissions knowledge desirable, but not required
  • Teaching experience desirable, but not required

Other Key Personal Attributes for Success on This Job:

  • A self-learner, researcher, go-getter, role model
  • Proactive, service oriented, patient
  • Detail and deadline oriented, with a great sense of urgency
  • Embrace and initiate changes

Out of the area candidates, please do not apply.

Please submit a cover letter and a resume to: [email protected].

IvyClimbing company website: www.IvyClimbing.com.